Category Archives: Prayer

Japan Prayer Advocates Needed

Sapporo, Okayama/Kurashiki, Niigata, Shizuoka, Kumamoto, Kagoshima, Matsuyama, Oita, Fukuyama, Kanazawa, Nagasaki, Yokosuka and Toyama… Do any of these cities ring a bell for you? Have you had or do you have a special connection with one or more of these unengaged cities? We are in desperate need of Priority Prayer Advocates for each of these […]

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The WHY of Christmas

I was just thinking back on the Christmases we spent on the mission field in Brazil. They were, by far, the hardest times for me, especially in the earlier years. This came as a shock, because all my life Christmas had been a happy and uplifting time of year.  Like most, I had grown up with […]

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Happy Thanksgiving! (Let’s Talk Turkey)

Turkey, the country, that is. Today, as you sit down to your Thanksgiving turkey, how about saying a prayer for the nation we call Turkey? One slice of Turkey’s population is the 2 million Zaza people that speak, you guessed it, Zazaki. In the 19th Century, Protestant, and Catholic missionaries came to Eastern Turkey but reached out […]

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Pray for Unreached People Groups

“Whom shall I send?” Isaiah 6:8 THERE ARE . . . 6,475 unreached people groups – UPGs That represents 3.9 billion people who are less than 2 percent evangelical. 3,494 of those are unreached and unengaged – UUPGs That means 351.8 million people with no active evangelical witness. Is God leading your church to pray […]

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Who’s Missing? Who’s Mission? Booklet

 Free from the IMB! This booklet is 25 pages leading your church in: Developing a prayer strategy Giving to missions Meeting human needs Connecting with missionaries Building awareness of missions Training for missions Adopting a people group Teaching students and children about missions Going on a short-term mission trip Pass this booklet out in your […]

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As You Are Going . . . .

Well, it’s vacation time; school’s out, gas prices are on the rise, and the grass needs to be cut, again. My family and I are on vacation this week visiting my daughter’s family in Connecticut. No matter where you may be headed on vacation this year, any trip can be a mission trip by remembering to prayer walk […]

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Over 4000 Families Displaced in Teresina Flooding

I received an email from Jório Fracillio, our Partnership Missions Department coordinator in Brazil, relating the need for prayer for flood victims in Teresina, the state of Piauí, and throughout the region, that have been displaced from their homes by recent flooding. Widespread power outages and drinkable water shortages have been reported in several communities. Thankfully, no fatalities […]

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Wednesday Worship in Panama

While in Panama last week we had the privilege of attending a Wednesday night prayer service in the city of  Escobal. After arriving at the church, we were led to a church member’s house for our evening meal. She is a believer, and was honored to have us at her home. The house was too small […]

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Operation Bended Knee Celebrates 10 Years of Ministry

Kentucky Baptists on mission on their knees Kentucky Baptists have been on mission with God for many years through partnership missions. The places and people change, but the need for prayer continues. The mission efforts of Kentucky Baptists on the field, from short-term volunteer to career missionaries, need a prayer support system. That’s why ten […]

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A Worthwhile Visit

In 1 Thessalonians, chapter one, Paul reminisces with the new believers of Thessalonica about his visit with them. He rejoices over their receiving the gospel in the power of the Holy Spirit, their growing faith, and their witness and testimony throughout the region (v.8). Noteworthy is the fact that this flourishing spiritual activity was prompted by Paul’s “visit.” We don’t […]

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